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Thu 12.09.2010

World Trade Center: Update/Timetable/Issues

AIA CES LUs 1.5; HSW 1.5

When: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM THURSDAY, DECEMBER 9

Where: At The Center   

 In the nine years since the attacks of 9/11, the rebuilding of the World Trade Center has been an ongoing effort of a number of government agencies, private development participants, and civic organizations.

Especially over the last 18-24 months, much has been accomplished about which the general public is not aware—key design decisions, major infrastructure, foundation and below grade construction, memorial plaza and museum construction—and now as buildings 1 and 4 are emerging from the ground the shape of the final complex is beginning to be apparent.

Looking forward—not backward-- this presentation and discussion, the first in a series of events focused on Lower Manhattan, is an opportunity to understand what is the current statue of development, what is the timetable for ongoing construction, and what are remaining issues with which future activity must still deal.

Future events will include a similar but expanded focus on the WTC site’s Lower Manhattan context, and an examination of economic, land use and cultural implications of the continuing effort.

Organized by New York New Visions, AIANY Planning & Urban Design Committee, APA New York Metro Chapter, Steven L. Newman Real Estate Institute (Baruch College, CUNY)

Ernie Hutton FAICP Assoc AIA,
Co-chair, New York New Visions
Jack Nyman, Director,
The Steven L. Newman Real Estate Institute,
Baruch College, CUNY

Quentin Brathwaite AIA AICP, Assistant Director, Office of Program Logistics, WTC Construction
Port Authority of NY and NJ
Carla Bonacci AIA PP, Assistant Director,
WTC Construction, Port Authority of NY and NJ

Jordan Gruzen FAIA, Co-chair, NYNV
Allen Swerdlowe AIA, NYNV
William Schacht AIA, NYNV

Moderator: Ernie Hutton FAICP Assoc AIA, Co-chair, NYNV

Cost:   Free for Members; Free for Members of co-sponsoring organizations (bring membership ID); $10 for Non-Members 

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